Scrum Master

We are looking for an outstanding Scrum Master
with 5+ years experience of working with the Agile
approach to delivery.

Brighton / Remote, UK
Key area:
Development Team
£45K-55K DOE
About the role

We are now looking for an outstanding Scrum Master with 5+ years experience of working with the Agile approach to delivery.
The role will report to our Head of Development but will be working cross functionally. The individual will work closely with our Product, Customer, Tech and Operations teams to create an environment that is centered around transparency, inspection and adaptation.

A key focus of the role will be to support the delivery and feature teams, ensuring that they are operating optimally, are connected from idea to implementation to create the most valuable product for our customers.
The role will be pivotal in how we measure and understand value, workflow and quality, you will raise awareness and educate the team and stakeholders in the importance of these metrics.

The individual will be the Scrum Master to the team/s and always look for ways to continuously improve how we use Agile. This role will act with a continuous improvement lens across the delivery and feature teams and within delivery, enabling the business to have a more predictable delivery model and optimise the overall run cost of technology and value to customer.

You will work with the product owner to interpret the team’s data and to illustrate the impact of key decisions to stakeholders and proposition owners.

Set up, monitor, and ensure the team is using key dashboards in Jira to monitor bottlenecks and flow issues in sprint. Also bring insights to retros to push the team and product owner to make data-driven decisions to better plan when velocity suggests they are capable of doing so, and inform continuous improvement opportunities.

The person we’re looking for
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Proven experience working in a SaaS product environment
  • An expert in the use and implementation of Agile practices
  • Ideally has experience of various implementations of Agile practices including Kanban, Scrum, Feature-Driven Development, Extreme Programming, Test-Driven Development etc
  • Has worked as a Scrum Master across multiple, interdependent, development teams
  • Fully understands all Scrum principles, practices, and theory
  • Loves problem solving, seeking out issues and delivering
  • Scrum Master/Agile certification preferred
  • Desire to be part of a fast growing business with a high pace of change
You’ll be responsible for
  • Be the custodian to the use of Agile in 15gifts and coach to Agile practices
  • Set the best Agile practice (Scrum, Kanban, etc) depending on the teams goals across product development, customer onboarding and customer success plan delivery
  • Guide the business on how to use these Agile practices
  • Coach team members and others on Agile practices
  • Support the creation of iterative plans and frequent deployments
  • Facilitate internal & external communication by supporting Agile teams in providing transparency
  • Facilitate Agile ceremonies, estimation & continuous improvement
  • Create status reports and burnup charts (when needed)
  • Help teams to apply the most appropriate Agile and Lean tools and techniques for their environment and to create efficiencies
  • Help the team to maintain and set up Agile events such as, retrospectives, sprint reviews and sprint planning sessions
  • Make efficient use of sprint resources by ensuring user stories are ‘ready’ before entering a sprint
  • Work closely with and communicate to the roles which input and consume from the Agile process such as Customer Success Managers and Project Managers
  • Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised, with an emphasis on problem-solving and continuous improvement
  • Facilitating getting the work done, discussions, decision making, and conflict resolution
Application deadline: 04/07/2022
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